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Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1325 reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and price. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the contrast and shutter.

performance, usability, portability, price, image quality

battery, shutter, contrast

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony Alpha a7 / a7K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the durability and image quality. The lens and performance are also mentioned favorably. Views about the color and portability are mixed, and some have doubts about the battery and shutter.

usability, performance, lens, image quality, durability

focus, zoom, shutter, battery

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the lens and price. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative comments about the image stabilizer and contrast. There are some mixed views about the zoom.

performance, portability, usability, price, lens

reliability, shutter, contrast, stabilizer

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony Alpha a7 / a7K from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Expert review by : dpreview staff (dpreview.com)

Best cameras under $2000 in 2020

 

What's the best camera for under $2000? These capable cameras costing less than $2000 should be solid and well-built, have both speed and focus for capturing fast action and offer professional-level image quality. In this buying guide we've rounded up...

Mar, 2020

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony A7 III, a full-power full-frame mirrorless for $2,000

 

Sony's replacement for its entry full-frame mirrorless model gets major boosts to speed, battery life, quality and features.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Dan Bracaglia , Rishi Sanyal (dpreview.com)

Sony Alpha a7 II Review

 

The Sony Alpha a7 II is an image-stabilized full frame mirrorless camera, the fourth release in Sony's a7 lineup and the follow up the original a7. It uses the same 24-megapixel sensor as its predecessor, and the same Bionz X processor as the rest of...

IS is useful during still and video capture Excellent Raw dynamic range Good metering and white balance Excellent resolution Large, high-res viewfinder Camera is comfortable to hold Solid build quality On-sensor PDAF Plenty of Customizable buttons...

Noisy high ISO images compared to full-frame competitors Raw compression issues Heavy for a mirrorless camera Control dials are small, and too recessed Subject tracking in continuous AF can be unreliable No programmable auto ISO No quick way to magnify...

The guts of the Sony Alpha 7 II are quite similar to the original Sony Alpha 7. They use the same sensor and processor. They both have bright, high-res viewfinders and nearly identical button layouts. Comparing pros and cons for both cameras, you will...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony A7 II to land in US in early December for $1,700

 

The faster, sensor-shift stabilized version of Sony's full-frame interchangeable-lens camera gets US pricing and availability.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony A7: A solid full-frame at a reasonable price

 

This compact interchangeable-lens model is a great step-up from APS-C models, as long as you don't demand action-shooting performance.

, aka the A7, delivers excellent photo and video quality in a well-designed camera that's enjoyable to shoot with.

The long startup time and short battery life disappoint.

Sony Alpha ILCE-7 (A7) is a great alternative to similarly priced entry-level full-frame dSLRs, as long as you don't need speedy continuous shooting.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Sony Alpha A7 body only

 

Note: the design and feature set for the A7 is identical to the A7R, so much of my discussion of the camera is, well, also identical.

Sony's Alpha ILCE-7 , aka the A7, delivers excellent photo and video quality in a well-designed camera that's enjoyable to shoot with.

The long startup time and short battery life disappoint.

Sony Alpha ILCE-7 (A7) is a great alternative to similarly priced entry-level full-frame dSLRs, as long as you don't need speedy continuous shooting.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Jeff Keller , Richard Butler (dpreview.com)

Sony Alpha 7 Review

 

If there's one thing that you can say about Sony's digital camera business, it's that they've experimented with many different concepts. From SLRs with dual autofocus systems and Translucent Mirror Technology to its NEX mirrorless line-up, Sony has...

Small and well-priced full-frame body Very good image quality when shooting Raw Solid build quality Compatible with a huge range of legacy 35mm camera lenses with no field-of-view crop Large, high resolution electronic viewfinder Tilting LCD offers...

JPEG quality disappointing compared to peers – crude sharpening, over-aggressive processing and occasional posterization Autofocus can be hesitant, especially in low light; AF improves when assist lamp is turned off Auto ISO tends to keep shutter speed...

The digital photography world was set ablaze when Sony announced its Alpha 7 and 7R full-frame mirrorless cameras. It's the smallest and least expensive full-frame digital camera with interchangeable lenses, and one that supports nearly every 35mm lens...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Dan Seifert (theverge.com)

Sony Alpha A7 and A7R review

 

Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes the dynamic of an entire industry. The iPhone did it in 2007, the Mustang did it in 1964, and Converse did it with the All Star sneaker way...

Great image quality ; Compact size ; Solid build ; Lots of controls and buttons

Limited lens choices ; Loud shutter ; Poor battery life ; Slow autofocus

A taste of tomorrow's photography, today

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Alpha 7

 

The Sony Alpha 7 is a fast-shooting, full-frame mirrorless camera that's capable of capturing some impressive images, but overall, we prefer its sibling, the 7R.

Full-frame image sensor. 5fps burst shooting. Snappy autofocus. Impressive high ISO performance. Sharp, tilting rear LCD. Focus peaking. Excellent OLED EVF. Great control layout. Compact, dust and moisture-resistant body. Vertical shooting grip...

Sensor design includes OLPF. No PC sync socket. No built-in flash. External battery charger not included. Native lens library is in its infancy.

The LCD is hinged so it can tilt up or down, but it's not a vari-angle display like the one found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3, nor does it support touch input. It's 3 inches in size and packs 921k-dot resolution into that space, which is...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Sony a7 Mark II

 

The Sony Alpha 7 ILC -- a camera so good it has been atop our annual Holiday Gift Guide for two years in a row -- is getting a makeover for end of 2014 / early 2015. The newly dubbed a7 Mark II sports similar specifications to the a7, including the...

Nov, 2014

Price comparison for Sony Alpha a7 / a7K

  Store     Price
Sony Alpha a7IIK Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28...
World’s first 5 axis in body image stabilization in a full frame camera
$998.00 TO SHOP
Sony a7 III ILCE7M3/B Full-Frame Mirrorless...
Advanced 24.2MP BSI Full frame Image Sensor w/ 1.8X readout speed Advanced 24.2MP Back Illuminated 35 millimeter Full frame Image
$1,998.00 TO SHOP
Sony a7 Full-Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28...
24.3 MP full frame CMOS sensor. Compatible OS - Windows Vista SP2*4, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Mac OS X...
$732.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7II Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5...
Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera - Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS E-mount Camera Lens (SEL2870)...
$998.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera 24.3MP...
24 MP APS C CMOS sensor and Focus Sensitivity Range: EV 0 to EV 20 (at ISO 100 equivalent with F2.8 lens...
$498.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28...
BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony Alpha a7II Mirrorless Digital Camera with 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens, Proline Tripod and...
$1,098.00 TO SHOP
Sony a7R II Full-Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable...
World’s first Full-frame 5-axis in-body image stabilization optimized for 42.4MP full-frame, 4K movie...
$1,398.00 TO SHOP
Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Vlogging Camera Kit with EF...
Dual Pixel CMOS AF for fast, accurate autofocus that helps you get the photo you want right as the moment...
$499.00 TO SHOP
Sony Alpha a7 III 24MP UHD 4K Mirrorless Camera with...
KIT INCLUDES: Sony Alpha a7 III 24MP UHD 4K Mirrorless Digital Camera - FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens...
$2,198.00 TO SHOP
Sony α7R IV Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable...
Stunning resolution: world’s first 61MP full frame 35 millimeter back illuminated Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor
$3,498.00 TO SHOP

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